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Catalogs for Triton, maker of software for the TI 99/4a.
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by Apple Computer, Inc
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Apple Guide to the Macintosh Family Hardware, Second Edition, from Apple Computer. For Macintosh Plus, Macintosh SE, Macintosh SE/30, Macintosh Portable, Macintosh II, Macintosh IIx, Macintosh IIcx, Macintosh IIci, Macintosh IIfx.
Topics: macintosh, data, ram, address, signal, interrupt, scsi, disk, computer, video, macintosh portable,...
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Digitized by Cabel Sasser.
Topics: sound, dak, stereo, order, free, risk, phone, deck, cassette, credit, risk free, call toll, simply...
Instruction manual for Castle Wolfenstein from Muse Software, by Silas Warner.
Topics: castle, apple, muse, wolfenstein, software, press, escape, disk, gun, game, castle wolfenstein, war...
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Digitzed by Cabel Sasser.
Topics: free, stereo, toll, dak, order, sound, risk, cable, simply, kaplan, risk free, call toll, toll...
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Coleco Toys and Games '80 - We're the One: Catalog of electronic, plastic, and variant toys from Coleco for the 1980 store season. This catalog was intended for chains and purchasers for stores to browse through and buy Coleco products by the truckload. Therefore, the prices are on a separate green sheet of paper, and the catalog itself focuses on top-quality shots of all the toys. Toys include electronic football, hockey, socker and basketball games, Quiz Wiz, Lil Genius, Zodiac, Colortron,...
Topics: electronic, color, packaging, coleco, full, ages, adapter, stroller, hub, battery, full color,...
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Digitzed by Cabel Sasser.
Topics: free, toll, stereo, order, dak, cable, risk, sound, simply, risk free, toll free, call toll, simply...
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20th Century Plastics gets into the Personal Computer Supply business with a 4-page catalog of protectors, storage boxes, and binders.
Topics: vinyl, holds, file, stock, disk, binder, quantity, storage, disks, easel, floppy disk, hanging...
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Digitzed by Cabel Sasser.
Topics: stereo, free, toll, order, cable, dak, sound, deck, risk, credit, risk free, toll free, call toll,...
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by Avalon Hill
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Avalon Hill Games and Parts from Avalon Hill. Digitized by anonymous.
Topics: rules, counters, set, mapboard, pad, cards, gameboard, game, chart, cards set, card set, mapboard...
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The 1983 Winter/Holiday catalog for The Shelburne Company (later Shelburne Innovations), a direct-mail Consumer Electronics company (with a now-closed showroom in Maryland). 28 pages of classic early-1980 consumer electronics, from the areas of telecommunications, health, gadgetry and furniture. "Innovative Products for You and Your Home" Larry Demko writes: "The Shelburne Company catalog, later called INNOVATIONS, was created and produced by Larry Demko, who wrote much of the...
Topics: pulse, phone, cordless, alarm, battery, weighs, tach, sensor, automatic, electronic, pulse tach,...
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Brochure for the Varityper Composition Systems, including the flagship Comp/Edit Phototypsetter with the 4800 Area Composition Terminal - One of the best examples of how far ahead a leap the Macintosh computers were, and how far we've come generally (1980, likely sent out 1983)
Topics: typesetting, type, varityper, typeset, phototypesetter, amtext, copy, expand, processing, styles,...
Digitzed by Cabel Sasser.
Topics: dak, trap, order, video, cable, sound, stereo, ibm, equalizer, bass, trap dak, dak trap, risk free,...
Triton Catalogs
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Topics: cartridge, disk, cassette, basic, program, programs, computer, extended, lor, memory, extended...
Documentation for the uPD72070 Floppy Disk Controller (FDC)
Topics: data, command, fdc, status, bytes, byte, set, controller, host, tap controller, address mark,...
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Manual for the Atari 410 (Cassette Recorder) including proper care and maintenance, use of the buttons, loading and saving programs, and installation; gift of Dr. John Rescigno.
Topics: program, atari, cassette, tape, computer, press, recorder, programs, gram, data, program recorder,...
The Maxell Corporation's 1983 selection of Floppy Disks (5 1/4", 8", and Compact) as well as other recording media, presented in dazzling color..
Topics: bytes, sectors, tracks, bpi, pulse, double, density, certified, maxell, shugart, missing pulse,...
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Cover letter and flyer for the Superbase 64 by Precision Software of Surrey and New York, the "new concept in database management / complete information system for the Commodore 64".
Topics: characters, superbase, records, precision, unlimited, software, commodore, database, user, program,...
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Catalog/Promotional Material for the "Next Generation" of Atari Home Computers, before a buyout by Jack Tramiel closed down most of the proposed machines.
Topics: atari, computer, program, cartridge, programs, programming, joystick, disk, graphics, cassette,...
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by Radio Shack
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TRS-80 Software Library from Radio Shack. Digitized by anonymous.
Topics: program, acct, data, radio, level, shack, programs, tandy, posting, calculates, radio shack, tandy...
Triton Catalogs
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Topics: printer, triton, sanyo, wheel, waniwyiter, tzlrt, ottimctiilfo, ciissetie, mnd, yoors, triton,...
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Brochure for the IBM Personal Computer (PC). Contains information on the system, software available, and types of additional services that could be purchased. This was the November 1982 version of the brochure, meaning it was part of the first wave of IBM PCs, with the full weight of the IBM Marketing Machine behind it.
Topics: ibm, personal, computer, programs, diskette, graphics, system, characters, optional, ibm personal,...
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by Apple Computer
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Apple Computer iMac Re-birth Announcement Brochure from 1999
Topics: imac, internet, powerpc, applecare, ati, dvd, ports, movie, apple, ati rage, ultra ata
The Sirius Software Summer 1983 Game Catalog, listing the full collection of Sirius software games, all accompanied by poorly-drawn comics portraying each game's premise as a story involving cartoon characters.
Topics: sirius, commodore, atari, apple, disk, sinus, rockingham, irius, programmed, game design, audio...
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Micro Match Catalog and Buyers Guide for Summer 1983: 36 pages of printers, cards, drives, software, and books related to the IBM Personal Computer User.
Topics: ibm, disk, color, micro, adapter, software, data, display, memory, modem, micro match, disk drive,...
Triton Catalogs
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Topics: cartridge, disk, cassette, extended, basic, bonus, memory, printer, program, ages, extended basic,...
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Binder-able fact sheet on BASF FlexyDisks (5 1/4" Floppy Disks) including information on the company, specifications, compatibility, and the "BASF Qualimetric Standard".
Topics: basf, flexydlsk, qualimetric, flexydisks, magnetic, canada, ibm, disk, media, systems, basf...
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by Texas Instruments
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Beginner's Basic from Texas Instruments. Digitized by anonymous.
Topics: program, print, color, basic, call, computer, screen, character, enter, chapter, call clear, basic...
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20th Century Plastics
Topics: enclosed, binders, free, storage, vinyl, floppy, indicate, stock, imprint, disks, product stock,...
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by Programma International
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80-Grafix from Programma International. Digitized by anonymous.
Topics: board, programma, graphics, character, qty, visa, shipping, expiration, screen, horizontal, lower...
Triton Catalogs
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Topics: cartridge, disk, cassette, triton, software, memory, program, vour, programs, expansion, memory...
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12-page brochure for the Amiga Computer. "Amiga: The Computer for Creative Minds", with profiles of various types of Amiga users, including composers, artists, musicians, writers, movie makers, and so on. Somewhat questionable "case" numbers below each entry, indicating some sort of global "Amiga Dossier" of users.
Topics: amiga, amigas, color, computer, graphics, probst, creative, movie, vel, oilman, amiga allows, amiga...
"The Diet for Healthier Hardware" - Electronic Protection Devices, Inc. presents a collection of fruit-themed plugs and breakers for computer hardware, including the Lemon, Lime, Peach, Orange, and the fearful Grizzy.
Topics: power, surge, surges, epd, grizzly, lemon, alerts, protector, protection, powerline, surge...
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Brochure with information about a Computer Camp in Indiana, including descriptions, proposed meals and credentials of staff.
Topics: computer, campers, midwest, camp, camping, indiana, activities, programs, skill, sessions, midwest...
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by Turbo Technologies, Inc.
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Turbo Technologies, Inc TurboDuo Brochure from 1992
Topics: turbo, duo, hudson, turbochip, soft, super, system, bundled, developed, liscenced, turbo duo,...
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by Apple Computer
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Apple Computer new iMac Brochure from 2002
Topics: mac, apple, imac, digital, internet, powerpc, imovie, superdrive, dvd, cds, apple pro
Spring 1984 Catalog for Strategic Simulations, Inc., a game company focused on turn-based games or simulations (with a branching out into arcade-style games as well) Originally a half-page booklet, scanned across to keep the visual look of the majority of catalog pages..
Topics: computer, commodore, disk, apple, ssi, game, games, atari, battle, cosmic, teams data, computer...
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by Atari Corporation
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Atari Falcon 030 Computer Brochure from 1992
Topics: atari, digital, audio, pims, motorola, dsp, resistered, color, dma, digital audio, personal...
Triton Catalogs
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Topics: cartridge, remote, disk, controllers, programs, lor, grades, ami, plato, remote controllers, wired...
"STB Systems Incorporated: Expansion Products for Personal Computing" - Small brochure catalog for a range of expansion cards for Apple IIs and IBM PCs, including video, RAM, and input/output. Includes separate price list on accompanying card. STB Systems apparently lived up into the 1990s until getting bought out.
Topics: ibm, memory, compatible, stb, printer, parallel, expansion, port, board, serial, parallel printer,...
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by Atari Corporation
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Atari Corporation MEGA STE Business Computer brochure from 1990
Topics: mega, atari, software, graphics, video, personal, computer, color, power, programmable, atari mega,...
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by Atari Corporation
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Atari 1040STE Computer Brochure from 1990
Topics: atari, software, graphics, personal, digital, computer, kbyte, power, programmable, monochrome,...
Triton Catalogs
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Topics: cassette, cartridge, jnd, iii, disk, tht, iind, ihc, titles, iht, lowest price, titles identified,...
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Topics: disk, cassette, cartridge, ihc, tht, tlie, ind, anj, color, disk drive, order form, extended basic,...
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FineTech Furniture Presents: The Woodbury Series. 4-page pamphlet plus two-sided price sheet of solid oak office furniture, geared towards providing high quality presentation of computer equipment.
Topics: traditional, desk, keyboard, contemporary, drawer, finetech, adjustable, height, series, oak,...
Triton Catalogs
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Topics: cartridge, cassette, disk, program, programs, extended, memory, computer, color, vou, extended...
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Winter 1984 Quadram Quips: A Collection of Quadram products for the IBM PC, including expansion cards, RAM boards, time/date clocks, and printer system, as well as the breathtaking "Quadlink" card, an Apple II on a card.
Topics: ram, ibm, quadram, serial, quadmaster, user, apple, quadboard, parallel, disk, suggested retail,...
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by Apple Computer
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Apple Computer iMac Brochure from 2000
Topics: imac, apple, pro, internet, lmac, powerpc, ati, firewire, email, usb, apple pro, ati rage, pro...
Ribbons for Computer Printers, from Aspen Ribbons, Incorporated. 16 page catalog of cartridges and parts for computer printers (dot matrix, not laser) circa early 1980s. The photos of the parts don't look great because they WEREN'T great. Over 300 computer ribbons listed, as well as a handy chart of ribbon supplies to printer manufacturers.
Topics: ibm, aspen, ribbons, nylon, multistrike, mentioned, copyright, affiliated, shack, replacement,...
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One Sol-20 equals three computers. Advertisement for the new Processor Technology Sol-20 computer, which cost only $1649 in kit form and $2129 fully burned in and tested. From Volume 1 Issue 1 of ROM Magazine.
Topics: byte, computer, shop, store, mart, sol, san, camino, ontario, center, byte shop, computer store,...
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Br0derbund Software Brochure: We could tell you we make the finest computer games. We don't have to. You keep telling us. Includes screenshots for a number of Br0derbund games, as well as cover shots and pleasant artwork. Unfortunately, this particular brochure recieved a large amount of abuse from an overwhelmed 12 year old fool and has extensive pen and marker scribbles on it.
Topics: atari, joystick, galactic, arcade, apple, requires, controlled, keyboard, graphics, stellar,...
An incredible promotional advertising supplement from IBM: "When will YOU start to use a Computer?" - a 12-page overview of the mechanics of owning and using a home computer (i.e. the new IBM PC) by explaining the process as it resembles using a calculator or the "new" Automatic Teller Machines. Includes 1950's style drawings to provide some sort of soft touch; has a small quiz "What can you do with a Computer?".
Topics: scotty, gail, computer, lli, computers, personal, advertisement, programs, mary, personal computer,...
"Colorplus Shatters the Mold" Sheet for the Colorplus High Resolution Color Graphics Adapter from Plantronics.
Topics: colorplus, color, graphics, ibm, software, character, data, frederick, resolution, electronics,...
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One-sheet and cover letter for the Xentek Corporation "Magic Mother" - an expansion card for the Vic-20 that expands the bus to allow duplication of cartridge ROMs and provide a fuse to protect them.
Topics: magic, cartridges, cartridge, ram, mother, rom, board, motherboard, features, mapping, magic...
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by Apple Computer
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Apple Computer PowerMac G4 Brochure from 2002
Topics: mac, dual, ddr, apple, sdram, power, dvd, graphics, processor, powerpc, power mac, ddr sdram,...
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The Basic Handbook 2nd Edition from David A Lien. Digitized by anonymous.
Topics: basic, level, computer, edition, learning, handbook, programs, manual, lien, reference, learning...
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by Apple Computer
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Apple Computer PowerBook G4 12 Inch Brochure from 2003
Topics: apple, airport, modem, powerbook, internet, mac, powerpc, nvidia, ddr, adapter, airport extreme,...
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Summer 1983 Thorn-EMI Video Catalog, Catalog of Game and Financial Software for Atari, Commodore, and Texas Instruments Computers. "Play for Real...", 20 pages
Topics: emi, thorn, cartridge, game, computer, indicates, atari, cassette, video, games, thorn emi, emi...
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Brochure for Compuserve's Megawars, one of the first massively-multiplayer online games, allowing game players to trade and fight enemies in space; includes space map, as well as information on many other games available to Compuserve users. (Brochure is pretty dirty; sorry about that).
Topics: enemy, space, ship, megawars, phaser, battle, galaxy, list, ships, warp, space ships, class ship,...
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Sfinks, a chess program written by William Fink. It was one of the early commercialchess programs for IBM PCs, written in Assembly for 8-bit Z80- and 16-bit 8086 microprocessors subsequently, and participated at the ACM 1982 and the WCCC 1983 with the 8-bit version running on an TRS-80 microcomputer. Sfinks was a modern full-width alpha-beta searcher with iterative deepening and small refutation tables with very moderate memory requirements to store two additional moves of a principal variation...
Topics: defense, sfinks, gambit, chess, moves, uscf, program, ibm, announces, game, announces
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by Atari Corporation
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Atari Corporation TT030 Graphics Workstation computer brochure from 1990
Topics: atari, desktop, dma, port, color, programmable, ram, serial, ports, interface, personal power,...
The June 1981 edition of the Chicatrug News, the Chicago TRS-80's Users Group Newsletter. "All the TRS-80 News You Need, When You Need It".
Topics: model, vst, program, disk, data, basic, software, routine, programs, chicatrug, radio shack,...
Triton Catalogs
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Topics: disk, cartridge, cassette, extended, vour, vou, basic, bonus, gift, doom, extended basic, bonus...
Winter 1983 catalog of gifts, gadgets and candy from Sweet Gum, a candy store in North Miami, Florida. Includes computer-shaped candy, whacky computer t-shirts, ties, desk toys, and even a couple electronics (notably, a Wico joystick). Contains what appears to be doubled pages, but in fact there was an extra page folded into the catalog with a slight "remix" of some of the items and a different form to fill out.
Topics: computer, add, ibm, puter, programmer, chocolate, perfect, sippi, color, weet, money order, item...
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One-Page (folded) brochure of products from Tall Tree Systems for the IBM PC, including JRAM, JETDRIVE, JFORMAT2, WINDRIVE, JSPOOL and JFORMAT. Includes photo of employees and information about the company (October, 1983)
Topics: diskette, jram, disk, memory, electronic, tall, user, diskettes, windrive, drive, tall tree, hard...
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16-page catalog for Jade Computer, a small chain of California computer stores selling software and hardware for Apple and IBM computers.
Topics: ibm, list, price, serial, parallel, disk, jade, printer, software, megabyte, list price, list jade,...
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by Atari Corporation
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Atari Portfolio Brochure from 1990
Topics: atari, portfolio, compatible, lotus, text, desktop, memory, ibm, peripherals, file, memory cards
20-page catalog (two pages are combined as a spread) of a Commodore VIC and C-64 catalog for Computermat Systems, a publisher of games and adventures. Includes call for authors, lists of games, and offers of packs and specials.
Topics: software, joystick, pak, commodore, color, adventure, arcade, game, graphics, vic software, long...
The 1983 Catalog, Volume 3 Number 4, of Adventure International, the Scott Adams-helmed Software publishing house (1979-1984). Includes the Scott Adams adventures, video games, strategy games, financial software, utilities, and additional adventure games or game development kits..
Topics: atari, disk, adventure, apple, maxi, color, version, program, graphics, tape, program parameters,...
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Teac FD-55R Floppy Drive Flyer from Teac. Digitized by anonymous.
Topics: teac, track, side, density, disk, innermost, max, drives, recording, data, floppy disk, data...
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by Texas Instruments
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Mini Memory from Texas Instruments. Digitized by anonymous.
Topics: memory, mini, vdp, program, module, data, ram, assembly, texas, address, mini memory, assembly...
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"Epyx: Strategy Games for the Action-Game Player." 1983 Catalog for Epyx games; somewhat strange in that the writing is more aimed to show how effective Epyx games are for sales and availability than for end-users. (Likely, this catalog was meant to go to store owners, and not direct customers.) Contains previews for many games that may or may not have ever seen fruition
Topics: epyx, game, player, arcade, strategy, computer, players, games, monsters, temple, arcade game,...
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"Turn Your Computer Into a Banking Command Center" - Information on Homebase, the Citibank Home Banking solution (1984)
Topics: homebase, dow, checking, jones, citibank, banking, command, quotes, optional, answers, dow jones,...
IBM PC Compatibles Competitive Evaluation, by Columbia Data Products, Inc. Comparison of features of the IBM PC by Columbia Data products, including pricing, features, and bundled software - You'll never guess who won. Also includes a couple full-color flyers for the Columbia.
Topics: ibm, columbia, compatible, software, monochrome, expansion, graphics, data, disk, color, columbia...
New Command the Powers of Adam, and Program Your Future. 4-page advertisement spread for the Coleco Adam, a computer that associated with Colecovision. Reading this, it seems like it would take off wildly. Screenshots, nice photos of equipment and of the tapes that drove everyone nuts. From the December 1983 issue of Electronic Games.
Topics: adam, printer, arcade, ram, console, computer, colecovision, joysticks, software, memory, word...